Learning Objectives

9.1 Assess how the history of violence in America demonstrates a violent cultural tradition.

9.2 Describe the major types of multiple murder: serial murder, mass murder, and spree murder.

9.3 Discuss patterns and trends evident in violent crime.

9.4 Identify various types of sexual assault.

9.5 Define robbery and Conklin’s typology of robbers.

9.6 Discuss the issues of intimate partner violence, child abuse, and elder abuse.

9.7 Examine the issue of the culture and subculture of violence that contributes to criminal careers of violent offenders.

9.8 Assess how criminological theories apply to violent crime.